Dishes like pound cake or tomato soup with a grilled cheese hold a special place in our imaginations. They’re delicious, surely, but we also associate them with holidays, people we love, comfort, and precious times.
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Bright, creamy tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich for dunking is a happy and comforting rite of childhood. This version’s sure to please adults, too, with cheese toasts to replace the sandwich. Garnish with additional basil and a bit of crème fraîche, if desired.